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What is Advocacy?
- public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy. (Oxford Languages)
- an activity by an individual or group that aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social institutions. (Wikipedia)
Macro Advocacy: Involves large scale interventions that affect the community, province or country. Examples include advising Board/ Committee groups, hosting awareness, action or donation campaigns, and leading by example in policy or best practices.
Micro Advocacy: Involves smaller scale interventions that affect the client directly. Examples individual client advocacy, referrals and pathways to services, or accompanying clients to police or hospital
Volunteer Legal Advocate
Interested in advocating for survivors and supporting our clients navigate the legal system?
We are looking to start a virtual legal clinic for our clients and survivors of violence.
We are putting the call out for interested lawyers in the area that align with our Centre Mission & Values, who would like to assist with this opportunity and that has knowledge in family, domestic or criminal law, the justice system and guiding survivors of violence. This work could count towards pro bono hours required by the Ontario Law Society.
How To Apply: Interested applicants can email Natalie at [email protected] for more information and to schedule a time to discuss further. Please include a letter of interest and a resume.
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